- Verizon will also open a 5G-enabled production studio in London in April 2020
- The London Lab will enable the company to share its experience and expertise in 5G-enabled application delivery with companies based outside the U.S.
Verizon has opened a new 5G Lab and production studio in London. The lab, based at Verizon’s Mid City Place office in central London, will offer a live Verizon 5G-enabled environment. Organisations will be able to develop and test 5G applications and experiences. Verizon will also open a 5G-enabled production studio in London in April 2020.
Tami Erwin, group CEO, Verizon Business said, “Verizon has proven expertise in delivering 5G in the U.S. One of the best ways of unleashing the true possibilities of 5G is getting it into the hands of innovators and visionaries. Our London facility enables our international customers to benefit from this expertise as they look to deploy 5G-enabled applications and experiences.”
Explore the boundaries of 5G network technology
The company said that its 5G Labs are designed to offer technology innovators a space to grow the 5G ecosystem. It added, “Start-ups, academics, companies and organizations work with Verizon in the Labs to explore the boundaries of 5G network technology, co-create new applications and hardware, and rethink what’s possible in a 5G world. The potential use cases include exploring how autonomous vehicles, smart communities, virtual healthcare, smart manufacturing, the industrial Internet of Things, immersive education, augmented and virtual reality and responsive gaming can be enhanced with 5G’s super-fast speeds, massive bandwidth, and low latency.”
5G-enabled application delivery
The company also said that it’s London Lab will enable the company to share its experience and expertise in 5G-enabled application delivery with companies based outside the U.S.The organisations visiting the lab can see existing 5G use cases and experiences in action. They can also with the Verizon team to develop 5G-enabled applications.